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Old 11-16-2006, 02:32 PM   #1
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I am considering buying a slide-in. Will there be a title for it in VA? I would trade a TT for it - in part to avoid property taxes each year. Any ideas about this? The slide-in is a 2003 Travel Lite. I have a 2004 F250 4WD and I am a little concerned about the height for several reasons; will the jacks travel high enough? When moving, will the rig be unstable because of the height off the road?
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Old 11-16-2006, 02:32 PM   #2
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I am considering buying a slide-in. Will there be a title for it in VA? I would trade a TT for it - in part to avoid property taxes each year. Any ideas about this? The slide-in is a 2003 Travel Lite. I have a 2004 F250 4WD and I am a little concerned about the height for several reasons; will the jacks travel high enough? When moving, will the rig be unstable because of the height off the road?
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Old 11-17-2006, 01:17 PM   #3
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No Title for a TC in VA. The height is totally subject to the jacks that are on the TC. As long as the camper will jack 2-3" above the bed of the truck without hitting the jacks safety limit your o.k. Being unstable will depend on how much the camper weighs. If it's 500-1000 lbs less than the GVWR of your truck you will be just fine. If the TC is at or above the GVWR of your truck you will need some help like air bags, rancho rs9000's, rear sway bar. Can you give some specifics on your GVWR and the weight of the TC?
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Old 11-17-2006, 08:28 PM   #4
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Thanks, Big D for answering.
I just found a problem with the size of the camper, so I will probably back out of a deal. I was told the camper would fit my truck bed and found out tonight that it is for a 6' bed. My bed is 6'8". That means having a space in front of the camper of about 10". I don't think I would like that. Gee it was such a deal, too.
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Old 11-19-2006, 05:49 AM   #5
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Well thats a bummer sorry it didnt work out but look around get you a rvtrader paper and take a look in it some times you can find some good deals in it you might be able to keep your tt and buy a tc too you can go a lot more places with a tc than you can a tt. Then you will have the best of both worlds.
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Old 11-21-2006, 02:37 PM   #6
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Well Gas Man,
Now you have put it in my head that I need 2 campers! I am back in the dealing now since I learned more about the TC. It will fit after all. I had been concerned about the waste tank hitting my bumper, but it won't. It is a 2003 Travel Lite with no model number anywhere. It must be a 890SBRX, judging by the floor plan and features. I think I can get it for about $6K or maybe a little less.

My GVWR is 8800, TC dry is 1920. I can't find the curb weight of my truck, but a website I found says the cargo weight for that truck shouldn't exceed 1910. It's a Supercab and so the cargo weight is lower.
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